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Australian born and bred, Intrepid started as a small Melbourne company in 1988 and now offers a massive roster of tours in just about every corner of the planet, from the bluest seas to the highest mountains, and the driest deserts to the most lush rainforests.
The company works with local communities, tour operators, hotels and restaurants to bring you the most authentic travel experiences possible, with a range of tour styles to fit every budget and need.
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How do I use my Intrepid promo code?
Intrepid Travel don’t really use promo codes, but as you’ll see below there are lots of great deals available. Click on any of the links below to be taken securely to the booking page for that deal.
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How to book with Intrepid
Simply visit their website. Their trips are divided by location, duration and theme, so whatever you’re looking for there will probably be something on there for you.
What do I need to know before booking an Intrepid tour?
What are Intrepid tours like?
Intrepid tours are designed for small groups looking for big adventures. With a maximum group size of 16 on most trips, the tours will often use local transport rather than tourist coaches, and bring travellers to smaller, locally owned accommodation and restaurants. There's a strong focus on local culture on tour and a small chance you'll find yourself at a familiar fast food chain.
Do Intrepid tours include airfare?
Intrepid tours do not include airfare from your home country. Some trips do include domestic flights or flights taken during the tour. This will be displayed by a small plane symbol on the trip's map.
Example of a tour that includes airfare
What's Intrepid's age limit on tours?
The minimum age to travel with Intrepid is 15 years old, but you must be travelling with an adult if you're younger than 18.
Intrepid doesn't have an upper age limit on its tours. Each tour does have a physical rating out of five, which is important to note for those who are less mobile. It's also important to keep in mind that Intrepid's tours are not highly catered coach tours, and transport is often on local busses, planes and boats.
Is Intrepid reliable?
Intrepid Travel has been operating tours since 1989, and has been profitable since 1991. When you book a tour, funds are deposited into a secure account so that in the event anything happens to the company before your tour you will be able to get your money back.
Are Intrepid tours safe?
Intrepid pays close attention to any advisory levels noted by the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT). If there's an advisory Level 4 ("Do Not Travel"), then Intrepid will either cancel the trip entirely or will change the itinerary to avoid any potential danger. Travel insurance, a lockable bag and a money belt is recommended for all trips.
What forms of payment does Intrepid accept?
Intrepid takes bookings with:
What is the Intrepid cancellation policy?
It is possible to cancel a trip, but certain conditions have to be met for a refund:
- Cancel 56 or more days before departure your deposit will be lost.
- Cancel 31 to 55 days before departure deposit will be lost, or 50% of total booking cost, whichever is greater.
- Cancel 30 days or less before departure 100% of total amount will be lost.
It’s worth noting that this may change depending on your trip and destination, Polar bookings particularly incur different fare rules, check the T&Cs before you book.